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Coronavirus India News Highlights| Maharashtra tops daily average deaths in 5 worst-hit states, says Health Ministry on COVID-19 situation

Coronavirus India News LIVE Updates: Total confirmed cases have risen to 49.3 lakh. India’s COVID-19 recovery rate stands at 78.28 percent

Coronavirus India News LIVE Updates: Today is the 176th day since India implemented a nationwide lockdown, to help curb the novel coronavirus pandemic. So far, India has recorded 49,30,236 confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 80,776 deaths. Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu have reported the highest number of cases. However, infections are rising rapidly in states like Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal. Yet, India’s recovery rate continues to rise and now stands at 78.28 percent. 'Unlock 4.0' is underway. Globally, there have been over 2.91 crore confirmed cases of COVID-19. More than 9.26 lakh people have died so far. Catch the latest updates here:
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  • September 15, 2020 08:46 PM IST

    Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates | Maharastra reports 20,482 new cases
    Maharashtra reports 20,482 new COVID-19 cases, taking tally to 10,97,856; 515 deaths take toll to 30,409 according to the health department. (Source:PTI)

  • September 15, 2020 08:25 PM IST

    Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates | 17 who tested positive for COVID-19 in Delhi BJP office are those who reside in it
    17 people who tested positive for COVID19 at Delhi BJP office are staff members and their families who live on the premises, says a party leader. (Source: PTI)

  • September 15, 2020 08:07 PM IST

    Coronavirs in India LIVE Updates | Scheme for health workers fighting COVID-19 extended 
    Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package Insurance Scheme for Health Workers Fighting COVID19 extended for another 6 months, the Ministry of Health said. 

  • September 15, 2020 07:59 PM IST

    Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates | Maharastra to soon fix CT scan rates 
    The Maharashtra government's move to cap CT scan test rates comes at a time when doctors have been relying heavily on CT scans to diagnose COVID-19 patients and assess the damage done to their lungs. Read here to know more. 

  • September 15, 2020 07:47 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updatrs | Scientists says that immunosupressants do not increase risk to contract COVID-19 
    Therapeutics which suppress the immune system in those with inflammatory diseases like psoriasis and rheumatoid arthritis "are not associated with a significantly greater risk" for contracting COVID-19, according to a study which says these patients should continue taking their medicine as prescribed. Read here to know more. 

  • September 15, 2020 07:35 PM IST

    Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates | Education Ministry launches schools' alternative academic calendar for next 8 weeks
    Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank' on Tuesday released an alternative academic calendar for secondary classes for the next eight weeks as schools continue to be closed in view of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read here know more. 

  • September 15, 2020 07:21 PM IST

    Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates | MPs see salary cut as a result of COVID-19 
    Lok Sabha on Tuesday passed a bill to reduce for one year the salaries of MPs by 30 percent "to meet the exigencies arising out of COVID-19 pandemic”. Read here to know more. 

  • September 15, 2020 06:53 PM IST

    Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates | Delhi reporting high number of dengue cases in addition to COVID-19 
    At a time when Delhi is grappling with a surge in COVID-19 cases, the national capital is also seeing a rise in dengue patients. Doctors at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) have reported an increase in the number of both COVID-19 and dengue patients, and their major concern is the similarity in the initial symptoms of both. Read here to know more. 

  • September 15, 2020 06:39 PM IST

    Coronavirus in India LIVE Updates | Pema Khandu, Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh tests positive for COVID-19 
    Pema Khandu, Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh said that he had undergone Covid test RT-PCR and have tested positive for Covid-19. He is currently asymptomatic. 

  • September 15, 2020 06:25 PM IST

    Coronavirus LIVE Updates | Students in Indonesia trade plastic to study from home 
    With no internet access at home, the two students need to collect one kg (2.2 lb) of mostly plastic waste to trade for access to the internet so they can do online learning for around three hours up to three times a week. Read here to know more.